Top 10 Characteristics Of Blind Guardian's Cover Arts

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Blind Guardian demonstrate a great taste in music, lyrics and also a great taste in album covers. Their album covers aren't photos.
Overall, Blind Guardian album covers are very beautiful and meaningful.

It would be easier to understand this list if you open in another tab the list" Top Ten Most Beautiful Blind Guardian Album Covers" - all needed images are on that list so you won't have to google each and every album/single to see the cover art.

The Top Ten

1 Most of their cover arts are real paintings

Their album covers aren't cheap photos. The most impressive paintings are usually by artist Andreas Marshall - check out the list Top 10 Blind Guardian Cover Arts by Andreas Marshall - Metal_Treasure

2 Most of their cover arts are extremely beautiful

These cover artworks are amazing. I really need to get another album by them. - Martin_Canine

Check out the list Top Ten Most Beautiful Blind Guardian Album Covers - Metal_Treasure

3 Their cover arts are very detailed

The most intricately detailed cover arts are:
Live,
Imaginations From The Other Side,
Memories Of A Time To Come,

Somewhere Far Beyond,
Nightfall in Middle-Earth,
Bright Eyes (Single) - Metal_Treasure

4 Blue is the predominant color of most of their album covers

Out of 10 studio albums, 6 are predominantly blue:
At The Edge Of Time - 2010
Nightfall in Middle-Earth - 1998
Somewhere Far Beyond - 1992
Beyond the Red Mirror - 2015
Follow the Blind - 1989
Battalions of Fear - 1988
There are 4 exceptions (out of 10 studio albums):
brown - Imaginations from the Other Side, Tales from the Twilight World
red - A Night at the Opera - 2002 (but it has blue, too)
green - A Twist in the Myth - Metal_Treasure

5 There are dragons on many cover arts

At the Edge of Time,
Live,
Live Beyond the Spheres,
A Twist in the Myth,

A Traveler's Guide to Space and Time,
Imaginations From The Other Side
The Forgotten Tales

Imaginations Through the Looking Glass,

singles:

And Then There Was Silence,
The Bard's Song (In the Forest),
A Past and Future Secret

Fly - Metal_Treasure

6 There are hobbits and aliens on many cover arts

Live,

Memories of a Time to Come,

The Bard's Song (In the Forest),
Nightfall in Middle-Earth,
Tales from the Twilight World,
A Night at the Opera,

Imaginations Through the Looking Glass,
Battalions of Fear - Metal_Treasure

7 The font of the band name has been the same since their debut album in 1988 and has become their signature font
8 Many of their cover arts feature books or texts written on papyrus

Imaginations from the Other Side,
A Twist in the Myth,
The Forgotten Tales,
Somewhere Far Beyond,
Tales from the Twilight World,
A Night at the Opera (it features sheet music - the music notes in front of the music conductor) - Metal_Treasure

9 A hooded figure is often depicted on their cover arts

Live,
Imaginations from the Other Side,
The Forgotten Tales,
A Traveler's Guide to Space and Time,
Another Stranger Me,
Follow the Blind,
Battalions of Fear,
Fly - Metal_Treasure

10 There are swords and axes on many cover arts

At The Edge Of Time
Somewhere Far Beyond

Live
The Sacred Worlds and Songs Divine Tour (Live Album)

Another Stranger Me (single)
A Past and Future Secret (Single)

Mirror Mirror (single) - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 There are mysterious yet beautiful spheres of different kinds

Somewhere Far Beyond
Memories Of A Time To Come
A Traveler's Guide To Space And Time
Another Stranger Me (single) - 2007
And Then There Was Silence (Single)
Fly (Single)
Twist in the Myth - Metal_Treasure

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